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The Philadelphia Phillies will go for their fourth win in a row when they play host to the Milwaukee Brewers at Citizens Bank Park. This NL matchup will get going at 7:05 p.m. ET and fans can tune in to NBC Sports Philadelphia to catch the game.

Milwaukee Brewers at Philadelphia Phillies Odds

Each team is receiving identical odds (-105) if you are wanting to play the moneyline and Vegas has the Over/Under for this night game at 9 runs (+100 for the over and -120 for the under). Gamblers can also bet on the game’s spread with the runline odds standing at Brewers -1.5 runs (+140) and Phillies +1.5 runs (-160).

The Brewers are 24-19 SU and have gone 21-21 against the spread (ATS). They’ve accumulated 5.8 units for gamblers taking the moneyline in the season’s early going, despite having lost 1.8 units ATS. The Phillies, on the other hand, are 24-16 SU and 21-18 ATS. The team’s gained 3.1 units for moneyline bettors and 2.0 units ATS.

Phillies games have an over/under record of 17-22 so far in 2019. The Brewers have been a decent under bet with a total record of 16-25-1.

Brandon Woodruff will get the start for Milwaukee. The right-handed Woodruff is 5-1 with a 4.25 ERA and 54 strikeouts. He has yet to face the Phillies this year and only made one start against them in 2018 (0-0, 0.00 ERA and three strikeouts over four innings).

The Phillies are sending righty Jerad Eickhoff (2-1, 1.50 ERA) to the mound. Eickhoff has 31 strikeouts and 11 walks to his credit, along with a WHIP of 0.97. Eickhoff did not record a start against the Brewers in 2018.

As a unit, Philadelphia’s pitching staff has allowed 4.2 runs per game overall in 2019. Its starting pitching staff has a 3.79 ERA, 1.32 WHIP and 8.1 strikeouts per nine innings. The bullpen has a 3.78 ERA, 1.36 WHIP and 9.2 K/9.

The Philadelphia hitters are putting up 5.2 runs per contest, including 5.6 per game over its last 10 games and 5.2 per game over their last five. The team’s hit .229/.325/.329 over its last five matchups and is 4-1 SU during that stretch.

Cesar Hernandez has helped lead the Phillies’ offense this season with four home runs, 17 RBIs and 22 runs scored.

For the visitors, Milwaukee’s pitching staff allowed 4.7 runs per game and its starters own a 4.54 ERA, 1.42 WHIP and 8.69 K/9. The bullpen has logged an ERA of 4.23, along with a K/9 of 9.80.

The Brewers offense has slashed .244/.328/.429 on its way to 4.7 runs scored per game this season, including 4.1 runs per game over the team’s last 10 games and 4.0 per game over the team’s last five contests (2-3 SU).

Lorenzo Cain has led Milwaukee’s hitters and is slashing .266/.321/.405 with four home runs, 18 RBIs and 27 runs scored.

The Phillies just took the previous game in this series by a final tally of seven runs to four.

Brewers vs. Phillies MLB Prediction

Predictions: SU Winner – Phillies, ATS Winner – Phillies, O/U – OVER

Betting Trends

  • The over has cashed in only one of Philadelphia’s last seven games.
  • The Brewers have hit nine home runs in their last 10 games, including six over their last five.
  • The Brewers have a team OPS of .757 this season and an OPS of .738 when facing right-handed pitchers. The Phillies’ OPS stands at .750 overall and .751 versus righties.
  • Philadelphia has posted 22.0 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 outings and 20.8 over its last five.
  • The Phillies have won five of their last six games SU.